JavaScript Indexing for SEO

Source: Evidence of the Surprising State of JavaScript Indexing – Moz

This is a pretty decent post on js indexing for SEO. It’s a super common problem people have when developing a site. “Is Google gonna index all of this hidden content?”

The answer is: Maybe.

Takeaways from the post:

  1. Google will timeout on your JavaScript
  2. It depends on how you write it. Inline vs. External vs. Bundled makes a difference
  3. Removing a site’s reliance on JS is a good thing

The end answer is be really careful with js, and if there’s a lot of it on your site make sure it’s damn near perfect.

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